22 Creative Things to Do for Father’s Day That’ll Make Dad Feel Extra-Special

Bring the whole family together for a day full of fun activities. There are so many different ways to celebrate your dad on Father’s Day. Picking out the perfect Father’s Day gift and writing a sweet message in his card may be a given, but it’s also important to make sure that your dad’s special …

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Transcription: Memorial Day Weekend Tribute for Vietnam War Veterans

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Happy retirement, Michela! Welcome, Tanya!

#ThrowbackThursday to last week at Figs restaurant when we celebrated our Director of First Impressions Michela’s retirement! Michela served Certified Financial Group’s clients for over 22 years, delivering warm greetings and smiles on our phones and in our lobby. In retirement, Michela is looking forward to playing ukulele more and honing up my skill, as …

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Social Security Class

Social Security: What Should You Do at Age 62?

Is 62 your lucky number? If you’re eligible, that’s the earliest age you can start receiving Social Security retirement benefits. Although collecting early retirement benefits makes sense for some people, there’s a major drawback to consider: if you start collecting benefits early, your monthly retirement benefit will be permanently reduced. So before you put down …

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Financially successful older couple by the pool

10 Trends That Will Define the 2021 Summer Travel Season

Originally published on: https://www.travelpulse.com/ New Travel Trends in a New Normal Travel is back and it feels so good, but this summer travel season is still going to look a bit different. People will still wear masks on airplanes and in many indoor establishments and Covid protocols won’t be gone overnight, but, it’s encouraging to foresee …

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Crisis Averted? Financial Help for Struggling Renters and Landlords

By one estimate, U.S. landlords were owed about $57 billion in unpaid back rent at the beginning of 2021. The average household that fell behind owed about four months of rent, or $5,600. Altogether, more than 10 million U.S. families were facing the possibility of eviction.1 Many landlords, including those who depend on rent payments …

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Hurricane Preparedness

The Season Begins . . . Hurricanes, that is, starting June 1

As we approach hurricane season, we want to keep you up to date on hurricane preparedness with some good resources from the National Weather Service.  Here’s a preliminary checklist to start . . .we’ll be posting additional resources for you to download over the next couple of weeks. What to Do Before the Tropical Storm …

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